World Challenge Finland 2018

Official Program of World Challenge 2018 Finals Week

 

27.8.2018

Day 1: Finals Opening – Getting Familiar with People and Finland

15:00-16:00 Official Opening at Helsinki City Hall with director Marja-Leena Rinkineva and director of NewSpace Program Kimmo Kanto, Jaan Praks/Aalto (www.helsinki.fi) 16:00-19:00 Sightseeing tour in key locations Helsinki and dinner in Allas pool (www.myhelsinki.fi) 20:00-22:00 Cocktails at Clarion Hotel Helsinki

28.8.2018

Day 2: Introduction to Espoo, Aalto, Companies and Mentoring

09:00-11:30 Mentoring of the Finalists in Aalto University Open Innovation House 11:30-12:00 Lunch at Open Innovation House 12:30-17:00 Mentoring of the Finalists in Aalto University Open Innovation House 17:15-22:30 Trip with VTT and City of Espoo to Nuuksio National Park for nature, sauna & Finnish cuisine experience

29.8.2018

Day 3: Mentoring, Recruiting and Rocket Launch

09:00-16:00 Mentoring of the Finalists in Aalto University Open Innovation House 11:30-12:00 Lunch at Open Innovation House 16:30-18:30 Future possibilities in Space industry - AGRID/ASUC 19:00-20:00 Amateur model rocket launch event in Otaniemi

30.8.2018

Day 4: Finals Day – Nokia Executive Experience Center in Espoo

08:00 Welcome Coffee 08:30 Opening words, Incubation lead Pekka Kupila, Nokia Bell Labs 08:35 Welcome. Mayor Jukka Mäkelä, City of Espoo 08:45 UN World Challenge 2018, Maurizio Gazzola Chief, Strategic Solutions OICT/UN 09:00 Introduction of the finalist pitches by Patrick Hogan and Yann Voumard 09:15 Pitching Ideas and Project Proposals Presentations (3 min. pitch + 2 min Q&A) 10:00 ESA Business Incubator Center Finland - Kimmo Isbjörnssund 10:10 Coffee Break 10:30 NewSpace Economy, Kimmo Kanto Business Finland 10:40 Finland´s path to Space 2020 onwards, Assistant professor Jaan Praks, Aalto University 10:50 Breathable Cities, John Liljelund, Head of Air Quality, Vaisala 11:05 Nokia on the Way to the Moon - Karol Mattila 11:20 Creating the Future - Open National Spatial Data Infrastructure, Deputy Director General Jarkko Koskinen, National Land Survey of Finland 11:30 How to disseminate learnings from space in a global scale, President Ron Fortunato, Trillium Learning, Former trainer of astronauts 11:45 Awarding Ceremony 12:00 Space Nation Award 12:10 Final Remarks by Patrick Hogan 12:20 Ending 14:00 Vantaa Clarion dinner for finalists and all partners 15:00 Aviapolis presentation by Jose Valanta City of Vantaa 15:20 Sustainable development of Tourism – how to tackle overtourism by Mikko Turtiainen VP Global Sales Finnair 16:00 Transport for foreign guests to Clarion Helsinki

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